The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 51 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 25 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.29% 4.02% 12.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.95% 17.57% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,783 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -28.69%
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
193 74 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.10% 22.91% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 130 37 46
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
MQSeries
Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Watford region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in Watford

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) DB2
1 42 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 42 (100.00%) Finance
1 42 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (97.62%) Retail
2 41 (97.62%) Manufacturing
2 41 (97.62%) IBM
2 41 (97.62%) JDBC
2 41 (97.62%) SQL
2 41 (97.62%) J2EE
2 41 (97.62%) UNIX
2 41 (97.62%) Solaris
2 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 41 (97.62%) E-Commerce
3 36 (85.71%) Oracle
3 36 (85.71%) Middleware
4 35 (83.33%) FTP
4 35 (83.33%) HTTP
4 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 35 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 35 (83.33%) IIS
4 35 (83.33%) MS Office
4 35 (83.33%) Tomcat
4 35 (83.33%) Windows
4 35 (83.33%) AIX
5 25 (59.52%) Bash Shell
5 25 (59.52%) Perl
6 19 (45.24%) ITIL
6 19 (45.24%) Problem Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 42 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (83.33%) IIS
2 35 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 35 (83.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (83.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 35 (83.33%) FTP
1 35 (83.33%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) DB2
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Ant
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
1 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) Log4j
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 42 (100.00%) Finance
2 41 (97.62%) Manufacturing
2 41 (97.62%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Analyst
2 34 (80.95%) Support Analyst
2 34 (80.95%) Operations Analyst
2 34 (80.95%) Operations Support Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Junior Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Junior Support Analyst
3 16 (38.10%) Junior
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) JDBC
1 41 (97.62%) J2EE
2 36 (85.71%) Middleware
3 7 (16.67%) JMS
3 7 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) XSLT
4 6 (14.29%) XHTML
4 6 (14.29%) EJB
4 6 (14.29%) JSP
4 6 (14.29%) Servlets
4 6 (14.29%) Struts
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) XMLBeans
4 6 (14.29%) Ajax
4 6 (14.29%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) UNIX
1 41 (97.62%) Solaris
1 41 (97.62%) Linux
2 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) AIX
3 6 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) E-Commerce
2 19 (45.24%) Problem Management
2 19 (45.24%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) UML
3 6 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (14.29%) RAD
3 6 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (97.62%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) Perl
3 25 (59.52%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.29%) XPath
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) IBM
2 36 (85.71%) Oracle
3 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Interwoven
4 6 (14.29%) ATG
4 6 (14.29%) Blue Martini
4 6 (14.29%) Elastic Path
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO